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View Poll Results: Do you support Bloomberg?
Yes 16 45.71%
No 19 54.29%
Voters: 35. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-21-2013, 06:55 PM
 
Location: NYC Metro
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He might not be a terrible person, perhaps he does really care for the city's well-being. Nevertheless, he is clearly out of touch, displaying his 1st world problems type mentality, prolly because he is too rich. All these stupid, nanny concerns of his like headphones, sodas, etc. Whats up with this petty bs? Don't NYC got real problems to address?
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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he needs to address the dept of sanitation. Our city and boroughs are disgusting.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:00 AM
 
Location: new yawk zoo
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he should be president of usa
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:11 AM
 
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he should be president of the aspca
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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I like the fact that he has maintained the development of the city, not allowed graffiti to return to the subways and still *mostly* has a handle on quality of life issues and crime in general. I know many people are nostalgic for crack needles on the sidewalk and street prostitutes but I think the city is better off without that.

I do feel he has probably cozied up a bit too much to luxury developers and big business while largely ignoring affordability problems for the middle class. I want neighborhoods to be safe, with healthy businesses and a sense of vitality--but not *all* gilded condos.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Bronx
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He is a douchebag beyond mathematical proportions, as well as being out of touch with most New Yorkers. I think he is well liked by outsiders who flock to NYC and with those who are moneyed. Sad thing is that plenty of local New Yorkers voted for him but Bloomy stabbed them in the back. The best years of NYC from my perspective was during Mayor Guliani tenure. This poll will show how many people on this thread who are actually classist and support Bloomberg and his antics!
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:59 AM
 
Location: USA
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^ lol same as a bumbaclot but giuliani was one too.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:31 AM
 
Location: New York City
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One of the best Mayors ever in NYC, a first rate administrator.

Some people have the luxury of complaining about all these little things because they're don't have murders, a bankrupt treasury, and run-down facilities to occupy themselves with. This guy is the best and I fear for the future of NYC if god forbid Qrazy Quinn ever gets elected
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:41 AM
 
Location: new yawk zoo
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no one can get homeruns 10 out of 10 times. If you want great ideas, there has to be some risk. No matter what a polictican does, there will be levels of controversy

I admit i doubted the smoke free restaurant/bar idea.....and I do not even smoke. I thought it would destroy the restaurants revenues. At the end, it seem to really work. I am not so sure about he super size soda idea as well....but who knows.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:46 AM
 
Location: New York City
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I am not so sure about he super size soda idea as well....but who knows.
One of the all-time dumbest ideas from government, but in the grand scheme of things an insignificant influence on every day life. The smoking ban & trans fats ban (a poison that should not legally be served to any human being who values his life) were justified and will absolutely save lives and quality years.

But again these are small social policies. In terms of the big things - crime, finance, services, quality of life (90% of what a mayor needs to do right), Bloomberg has been an absolute superstar
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